Click to read, with links on Fukushima, Okinawa, Homelessness, N. Korea and more...All these stories are from our links at the bottom of the main page. We will shortly resume publishing our own summaries.JAPAN DISASTER BLOG Pt 1-Japanese Expert Says Fukushima II (not I) Nuke Plant's Containment Vessel Has Been Damaged by the Quake-Fuku-I Nuke Plant Blowout Panel Mystery: Were … [Read more...] about January 10, 2012: New on TokyoProgressive
Submission of international petition calling for the legislative resolution of the “comfort women” issuePetitions collected in Japan, South Korea, and internationally calling for the legislative resolution of the Japanese military sexual slavery, or the so-called “comfort women” issue to be submitted to the Japanese Government and Diet by former so-called “comfort women”, South … [Read more...] about November 25: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
A gay student teacher was dismissed from a suburban Portland, Oregon, school after discussing gay marriage with a fourth-grader. Seth Stambaugh is enrolled in the Master of Education program at Portland’s Lewis and Clark College, the practicum of which had him student teaching at the Beaverton School District’s Sexton Mountain elementary school. As reported by KGWNews: He was … [Read more...] about Teacher Dismissed for Talking About Gay Marriage
From: Ten Thousand Things Supporting the culture of positive peace: inner & outer peace, sustainability, diversity, social justice, and affirmative creative expression--in the Asia-Pacific (and everywhere)Wednesday, June 30, 2010 The organizing committee for the Yayori Awards is pleased to announce that nomination forms are now available for the 2010 … [Read more...] about Yayori Awards seek to honor activists, artists, journalists working on women’s issues worldwide
Abby Zimet says yes. We say no. If the debate is framed as the freedom to kill and be killed for imperialism and neoliberalism without having to hide one's identity, then we disagree. One can simply say that al gender-based discriminationshould be outlawed and not celebrate the fact that the death machine too has been liberated. What do you think? Write … [Read more...] about Obama Admin: Being openly gay in the military is now ok. Something to celebrate?